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NUNES DA ALMEYDA, MANUELA – Spanish poetess; born in London; mother of Mordecai Nunes Almeyda, the patron of the Spanish poet Daniel Israel Lopez Laguna. Together with her two gifted daughters, Benvenida Cohen Belmonte and Sara de Fonseca Pina y Pimentel,...
NUÑES-TORRES, DAVID – akam and editor; born probably at Amsterdam; died in 1728 at The Hague. He was preacher of the societies Abi Yetomim and Keter Shem-Ṭob of Amsterdam until called to The Hague as ḥakam of the Spanish-Portuguese community there....
NUÑEZ – Marano family, of which the following members are known:Beatriz Nuñez: Burned, at the age of sixty, at the auto da fé held in Madrid July 4, 1632.Clara Nuñez: Martyred at Seville together with Francisco Lopez, son of the...
NUÑEZ, MARIA – Daughter of the Portuguese Marano Gaspar Lopez Homem and Mayor Rodriguez; lived in the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries. In order to escape the Inquisition, Maria, with her brother Manuel Lopez and her uncle Miguel Lopez,...
NUÑEZ (RIBIERO), SAMUEL – Marano physician of the eighteenth century; born in Lisbon. He belonged to a distinguished family in that city, and was a physician of great eminence. Although a court physician he was ultimately denounced to the Inquisition;...
NUÑEZ-VAES, ISAAC JOSEPH – Rabbi at Leghorn, Italy; died before 1788. A follower of the Cabala, he was highly respected by his contemporaries for his knowledge and his piety. He published "Siaḥ Yiẓḥaḳ" (Leghorn, 1766), novellæ to the treatise Yoma, with...
NUÑEZ-VAES, JACOB – Editor and rabbi of Leghorn, Italy; died there about 1815; son of Isaac Joseph Nuñez-Vaes, and pupil of Isaac Nuñez Belmonte. David b. Raphael Meldola wrote an elegy in his memory (Leghorn, 1815). Nuñez-Vaes, besides publishing...
NUREMBERG – Most important commercial city of Bavaria. According to Wagenseil ("De Civitate Norimburgiæ," p. 71), Jews were living in Nuremberg as early as the beginning of the twelfth century. A tombstone bearing the name of Elijah b....
NUSBAUM, HILARIUS – Polish historian and communal worker; born in Warsaw 1820; died there 1895. He was educated in the Warsaw rabbinical seminary, and began social work early. For some time he was in charge of a school for Jewish boys, founded by...
NUSSBAUM, MYER – American lawyer; born in Albany, N. Y.; son of Simon and Clara Nussbaum, who went to America from Neustadt-on-the-Saale, Bavaria. He received his early education in the public schools of his native city, and afterward entered...
NUT – The rendering in the English versions of the two Hebrew words "egoz" and "boṭnim."1. "Egoz." This is mentioned once only, in Cant. vi. 11, where a nut-grove is referred to. According to the common tradition, the word designates...
NYÁRI, ALEXANDER – Hungarian art critic; born Aug. 28, 1861, at Zala-Egersczeg; educated at Vienna under Hansen, receiving his diploma as architect in 1884. In the following year he went to Paris and thence to Berlin, where he studied philosophy...
NYONS – Town in the ancient province of Dauphiné, France. A Jewish community must have existed there before the fourteenth century; for a document in Latin of the year 1322 speaks of the "old Jews" and of "the newly arrived Hebrews."...